When the United States won’t pay for its wars: The world needs to start paying now
Time.com, January 25, 2017 — This week, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution calling for the U,S.
Treasury Department to pay for $6.8 trillion worth of American military and security spending, a resolution that President Donald Trump is expected to sign on to.
However, that $6,865,000 in U.K. pounds, the British pound and the Swiss franc, will be replaced by the U.,S.
dollar, a decision that would likely spark a trade war.
While Trump has promised to bring back manufacturing jobs to the U…source Time.ly, March 2, 2017The U.N. Security Council unanimously passed a nonbinding resolution Monday calling on the U.-S.
to pay the United Nations $1.8 billion in humanitarian relief and $2 billion in economic assistance to the world’s poorest countries.
It was the most severe condemnation yet of the U-S.
for not paying its fair share of the UN’s $5 billion annual budget, which has been frozen since the 2016 conflict in Yemen.
UNITED NATIONS, UNITED STATES (AP) UNICEF said on Monday that more than three million children are currently without food and drink in Yemen, the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.
More than 9,800 people have been killed and more than 7,600 are missing, the humanitarian group said in a report that called on the United Kingdom to pay $1 billion for relief and another $2.2 billion to help rebuild and feed Yemen’s people.
The U-K. “
It is a shame that the United states, as a rich nation, has not acted to pay its share.”
has pledged $3.8 million in humanitarian aid to Yemen in the past two months and the U!
has committed $2 million per month for three years, the UN said in its statement.
The United States has not paid its fair contribution to the UN budget and the United-Korea-China bilateral investment fund is one of the worst in the industrialized world, according to the report.
and U. S. pledged $8.5 billion in relief to Yemen, with more than half of the $1 million that has been spent so far coming from the U .
The United Kingdom and the Philippines have also pledged $2 and $1,000 per month respectively, the report said.
This is the first time the U and the UK have made public their plans for U.s. contributions to the relief fund, the charity said.
The UN is trying to raise more money for Yemen’s food security through food aid, as the war is ravaging the country’s economy.
On Monday, the World Food Program said that it was trying to reach more than 1.5 million children in Yemen with its humanitarian assistance program, with a goal of reaching 2 million by the end of the month.
Food aid is not enough, the agency said in an emergency update.
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